Best Of Londonist: 14 May 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

What's The Average Salary Where You Work And Live?

Centre for London investigation.


New Crossrail Trains Will Begin Taking Passengers Later This Month

Train geek alert.


A Ghost Tube Station Gets A New Purpose

Farewell to City Road tube station.


Why Does Camden Have A Bridge Over Nothing?

What does it have to do with the Jew's Harp Basin?


This Plane Will Get You From London To Nyc In Just Over 3 Hours

It's not going to be cheap...


London Of The Future, As Glimpsed In 1988

A road tunnel following the Thames?


London's Most Historic Cafes

Submerge yourself in the past at these old timers.


This Is What London Looked Like In 1961

Market traders at Covent Garden.


'can Of Ham' Tower Finally Arises

Spam-shaped erection.


28 Things To Do For Under £5 In London This Week

Condom history, police horses, and political comedy.


Secret London Places That You Probably Haven't Been To

Ever seen the 10 Downing Street replica?


A Bullshit London Quiz

Is Centre Point really the centre of London?


It's Finally Getting Cheaper To Rent In London

Is the bubble finally bursting?


Thameslink Commuters To Become Moving Display At Museum Of London?

Ogle glum suits en route to Luton Airport Parkway


Brilliant Photos Of London's Buses

Did we get your favourite?


In Photos: London In 1957

Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller.


In Photos: Very London Street Signs

How many have you spotted?


Will 'the Elizabeth Line' Really Stick As A Name?

Toadying sycophantic cobblers?


Polar Bears, Gold Bling, And Other Exhibitions In London Right Now

Which art exhibitions are unmissable right now?


Fascinating Photos Of London In The 1930s

Floods in Putney, and a beach by Tower Bridge


11 Interesting Facts About The Millennium Bridge

It's one of many bridges built for the Millennium


Fascinating Photos Of London In 1930

What the Docks looked like before City Airport


On Brentford's Art Deco Golden Mile

Beautiful giants.


An Insight Into 1966 London

Twiggy, Sonny and Cher, and other famous faces.


Drink Like Dickens: London's Best Victorian Bars

Historically-inspired cocktails and antique urinals.


A Walk Around The Area Of East London That Inspired Oliver Twist

Discover Fagin's den.


Where To Get The Best Beast Burgers

Bigger is always better


In Photos: Wartime London

Shelters, propaganda and the Blitz spirit.


Dare You Stay At London's Most Haunted Hotel?

Spooky goings-on.


Life Inside London's Most Luxurious Nursing Home

Off limits to civilians.


In Photos: London In 1959

Buses, bridges, bars...


How Did London End Up With So Many Royal Parks?

Eight Royal Parks, and one special case.


The London Croupiers Who Work In Grind Casinos

"One player shat herself at the blackjack table."


The Ancient Wonders Of The World... In London

Pyramids and giant statues.


Ever Heard Of The King's Cross Primatarium?

An utterly bizarre bit of King's Cross history


A Night Of Translated Fiction At The British Academy

Head to Literature Week for book heaven


Tickled Pink? What's The V&A's Pink Floyd Exhibition Like?

Including a nifty audio setup...


London's Most Glamorous Bars

Get that champagne on ice.


Giacometti: Tate Modern's Latest Blockbuster Exhibition

The big art ticket in town


Kol Will Deliver Your Tipple Until 5am

Nights in just got better.


Where To Grow Local Produce In London

Blooming marvellous.


The Beatles' London

Where to see memorabilia and more


The Camden Assembly

The Barfly, revamped.


Review: Angels In America Makes Heavenly Theatre

A Gay Fantasia.


Review: Farber Brings Fresh Life To Salomé

A classic with a novel twist.